Graven Monolith

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Graven Monolith
Graven Monolith.jpg

Graven Monolith Mesmer.jpg
Graven Monolith Mesmer

Graven Monolith Dervish.jpg
Graven Monolith Dervish

Graven Monolith Paragon.jpg
Graven Monolith Paragon
Affiliation The Desolation wildlife
Type Monolith
Professions Mesmer Mesmer
Dervish Dervish
Paragon Paragon
Level(s) 22 (26)
Campaign Nightfall
Monolith concept art.jpg
Concept art by Kekai Kotaki.

Graven Monoliths are constructs that lurk in places desecrated by margonites. They are the only monoliths encountered anywhere, excluding the single appearance of the Apocrypha.




Tablet form[edit]


16 Illusion Magic (20 Illusion Magic in Hard mode)



Armor ratings[edit]

All forms have the same armor ratings

Armor ratings
Blunt damage 106 Piercing damage 106 Slashing damage 106
Cold damage 66 Earth damage 66 Fire damage 66 Lightning damage 66

Items dropped[edit]


  • In their tablet form, they appear to be immobile and will activate Reform Carvings immediately after being aggroed; this causes them to revert to the tablet form before assuming a new form.
    • Their most common form is as a Mesmer; they also use this whenever they are alone when attacked.
      • Their Mesmer form resembles a naga.
    • They turn into Dervishes when they are low on health.
      • Their Dervish form resembles drakes.
    • They sometimes turn into Paragons when they are within earshot of their allies.
      • Their Paragon form resembles krakens.
Bug Bug.When knocked down in tablet form, Graven Monoliths sometimes get stuck and stop performing any actions.


  • Their dying animation will be one of the forms they had before first using Reform Carvings.
  • On occasion you may see a graven monolith wielding an Aureate Aegis.
  • The Graven Monolith is one of very few types of NPCs that can use skills from three different professions.